When a car’s window
is broken, the owner must have it replaced as soon as possible. Two
types of auto
glass for Chicago vehicle owners are provided.
Laminated glass is for windshields and tempered glass for the other
windows. Both are stronger than standard glass products.
Laminated auto glass
from Chicago window repair services has two pieces of glass with a
sheet of plastic film between them. The glass can be either tempered
or a standard product. Manufacturers heat the windshield under
pressure so that all the parts completely adhere together. If the
windshield is struck hard enough from either side, the glass will
break but it will not shatter because the pieces stick to the plastic
This product is
stronger than standard glass, but it still can be broken if somebody
wants to smash a window. It is designed so that the glass does not
break into dangerous shards but instead crumbles into smooth pieces.
This is a significantly important feature for people riding in the
car if a window breaks during an accident.
A small bit of
damage to tempered glass usually causes the window to break
completely. This is not the case with laminated glass, since the film
holds it together. Instead, a chip may form that can be filled. A
crack might develop, but the car should still be relatively safe to
drive until you have the time to get it fixed.
Auto Glass Repair Chicago provides services
using both of these types of glass. Contact details are on the